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Nasal polyps

Nasal polyps

Overview

Nasal polyps (Small, sac-like growths consisting of inflamed nasal mucosa) are seen with asthma, hay fever, chronic sinus infections, and cystic fibrosis.

Review Date 8/12/2019

Updated by: Josef Shargorodsky, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.